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A bit difficult at first, but immersing one's self in the culture allows life to be more pleasurable

We've been here for 20 years now and have had so many experiences. We will head home one day but for now it still suits us.

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South Africa

United Kingdom

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

36

31

Quality of life

24

29

Physical & mental wellbeing

21

37

Fulfillment

3

2

Community

34

16

Political stability

40

35

Ease of settling in

19

30

Making friends

14

38

Learning

26

25

Schooling

35

26

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

37

30

Income

23

11

Disposable income

14

19

Economic stability

40

33

Career progression

19

3

Reaching potential

7

16

Work / life balance

27

32

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

35

18

Cultural values

40

13

Personal development

24

28

Personal achievements

8

21

Expat Explorer ranks 40 countries across various criteria from the 2020 survey.

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